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Orange County COVID-19 Testing Network

The County of Orange has begun implementing a COVID-19 testing network, with locations offering FDA-authorized testing to Orange County residents who have symptoms of COVID-19.

According to the County, there is no out-of-pocket cost for this testing, however insurance may be billed. Those interested are asked to contact their medical provider first and only access these services if they do not have a provider or your provider is unable to provide testing.

Those seeking MUST make an appointment for testing with one of the clinics below to assure eligibility and availability of testing.

The test identifies if someone is currently infected based upon a sample taken with a swab. It is not a blood test, nor does it test for antibodies. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough and shortness of breath. Other symptoms sometimes include: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and loss of taste or smell. Patients will receive a medical assessment before being tested and they will only be tested if they have symptoms of the disease.

Because of continued challenges of obtaining testing supplies and Personal Protective

Equipment (PPE) for health care providers conducting tests, testing may be restricted at times to high priority groups, as defined by the California Department of Public Health or Orange County Public Health.

The following locations are currently included in the testing network:

AltaMed (Anaheim)

1325 N Anaheim Blvd Ste. 101, Anaheim, CA 92801

Monday – Sunday

Appointments Required

Call (888) 499-9303 for an appointment.

AltaMed (Huntington Beach)

8041 Newman Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Monday – Saturday

Appointments Required

Call (888) 499-9303 for an appointment.

AltaMed (Santa Ana)

Monday – Saturday

Appointments Required

Call (888) 499-9303 for an appointment.

Family Health Matters Community Health Center (Fullerton)

901 W. Orangethorpe Ave., Fullerton 92832

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Call (714) 441-0411 for an appointment.

Families Together of Orange County (Tustin)

661 West 1st Street Tustin 92780

Wednesday and Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Call (714) 332-6359 for an appointment.

KCS Health Center (Buena Park)

7212 Orangethorpe Ave. Buena Park 90621

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Call (714) 503-6550 for an appointment.

Nhan Hoa Comprehensive Health Care Clinic (Garden Grove)

7761 Garden Grove Blvd. Garden Grove 92843

Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration is REQUIRED at http://www.nhanhoa.org.

Call (714) 898-8888 with questions.

UCI Health

Call (714) 456-7002 for COVID-19

screening and appointment.

For regular updates and more info visit https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/covid-19-testing-and-screening.

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